June Summer Camps in the East Bay - 510 Families

June Summer Camps in the East Bay

Thanks to our guide sponsors, Go Girls!, Legarza Sports, Shu Ren Mandarin Immersion Summer Camp, KidzToPros STEM, Arts & Sports Summer Camps.

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Legarza programs include Basketball, All-Sports, S.T.E.A.M., and Volleyball | Photo: Legarza Sports

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KidzToPros STEM, Arts & Sports Summer Camps

Summer is for exploration, adventure and discovery. From sports to coding, robotics, and creative arts - find options to inspire every Pre-K to 8th-grade learner with KidztoPros. Sports tracks include multi-sport, tennis, soccer, or basketball. Not all weeks are available at all locations.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm with extended care 8:30 am to 5 pm | Half-day option 8:30 am to noon.
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: Starting at $423 per week
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022):

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Camp Galileo

At Camp Galileo, pre-K – rising 10th graders engage in hands-on, STEAM-based learning that helps them create a bright future. Supported by the best staff around, kids get inspired to turn their big ideas into reality—and have the fun-filled summer of their lives. Optional extended care.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $500 (1st week), $475 (2nd week), Early Bird Discount $50 off until Feb 28
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
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Prospect Sierra Rising K-8th Summer Programs

Prospect Sierra 2022 Summer Programs offer incredible options from socioemotional literacy and mindfulness to robotics, music, and STEM. Students will joyfully make friends and discover new interests.

Camp Hours: 8 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $450-$500 per week for full day
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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FireCracker Math

Firecracker Math In-person Day Camps are for curious and challenge-loving kids ages 6 - 16. Camps combines half-day math instruction followed by optional fun activities in the afternoon. Hybrid live-online Summer Math Boost Program also available.

Camp Hours: Full day: 9 am to 4 pm with lunch break | Half day of math: 9 am to noon | extended day 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: Full-day $500/ week or $110/day. Half-Day (math) $325/week or $75/day. Multi-week & Sib Discounts. Financial aid available. Extended care extra.
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Camp Season (2022):

Discount for {510} Families readers:

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Go Girls!

Go Girls!™️ is an empowering experience for girls & gender-expansive youth. By making theater, art, music, and media, campers learn to love themselves and each other and make brave choices in their lives and communities. Schoolyear program is in multiple school sites in Oakland and Berkeley.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm with extended care available
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $859 for each 2-week session, $75 per week for aftercare
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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Shu Ren Mandarin Immersion Summer Camp

Shu Ren campers will learn Mandarin through the lens of inquiry, as they engage in hands-on activities that explore scientific discoveries, visual and culinary art from around the world. Camp is designed to engage all levels of Mandarin language learners, even beginners.

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $450 per week
Grades: ages 2+, ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
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Bay Area Children's Theatre Summer Camps

Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT) Camps provide award-winning performance training opportunities. Your child will have a blast singing, dancing, and performing on stage in their favorite Disney musical or Broadway show. Beginners to seasoned actors are welcome.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $750 per two-week session
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Avid4 Adventure

It's time to get kids back outside this summer! Avid4 Adventure day and overnight camps teach kids of all skill levels to climb, bike, hike, paddle, and thrive in the outdoors. Locations include Oakland, Orinda, Burlingame, Mill Valley, Palo Alto, Santa Rosa. Register to secure your summer adventures today.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm | Overnight Camps Sunday through Friday
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: 1 Week Programs: from $629, 2 Week Programs from $1,193, Early bird, sibling, and multi session discounts available.
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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Mr. D's Music Club

Mr. D's Music Club's award-winning summer camps offer high-energy days of singing, dancing, acting, art, fun, and friends! Camp includes picnic lunches, games, talent shows, pizza lunch, and a Friday performance. Discover one of Oakland’s "best-kept secrets". Voted Best of the Best 2021.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3:30 pm | PM Extended Care available 3:30 - 5:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $450 per week | Multiple Camp, Sibling & Early Bird Discounts available.
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Camp Season (2022):

Discount for {510} Families readers:

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Monkey Business Camp

Classic day camp, 100% unplugged and outdoors. Join the 24th summer full of nature exploration, arts & crafts, field games, songs, hikes, board games, and more! Three-week session offerings, for building connections between staff and campers and the land in Tilden Park. Campers ages 5-10. Youth Leaders 11+.

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:30 pm
Price: $1,908-$2,388 sliding scale per 3-week session ($15.90-$19.90/hour)
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Black Oak Wilderness Camps at Wildcat Canyon Community School

Black Oak Wilderness Camp is a nonprofit aiming to increase access to nature education for students from historically excluded or marginalized communities. Campers have 90 acres to roam, play, explore, craft, and have fun. Themes include archery and bow making, blacksmithing, wilderness survival, bike shop, and farming.

Camp Hours: 8 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $550 per week with discounts available
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
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Le Camp D'Été from Ecole Bilingue

Le Camp d'Été is an extension program of Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley. Children will expand their French skills in a nurturing and fun atmosphere. Previous exposure to French language is not required. Students will become more curious, confident, and creative learners.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $920 for 2 weeks. Early Bird Special $830 for two weeks. 6 week special - $1990 before June 1st
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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24-7 UK Soccer Academy Camps

First-timers and seasoned soccer players will love 24-7 soccer camps. Run by professional coaches, camps emphasize fun and skill development while building leadership, teamwork, and sportsmanship. Choose your level: Fun Camp, Technical Training Camp, or Goalkeeper Training Camp.

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 3 pm (8 am early drop off available), Half-day Camps also available.
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $409 per week
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022):

Discount for {510} Families readers:

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Junior Center of Art and Science (JCAS)

Create and explore this summer! Camp JCAS cultivates curiosity and inspires creative expression through making, tinkering, and visual arts with small, weekly, thematic camps from ceramics to stop-motion animation. Campers design and create both independently and collaboratively through fun and engaging group projects.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm some camps 9 to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $300 to $600 per week on a sliding scale based on need
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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Liv & Chiu Art Studio Art Camp

Liv & Chiu has lots of exciting art activities to keep your young artists engaged. Professional teaching artists create a supportive environment where campers are encouraged to explore and hone their skills. From papier-mâché to acrylic paint, from art around the globe to their imagined world, they've got it all!

Camp Hours: 9 am to noon & 1 pm to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:15 pm
Price: $530 per week; multiple session discount ($20); need-based scholarships available to El Cerrito residents.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Camp Season (2022):

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Discovery Camps at the Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito

Summer camp at the Bay Area Discovery Museum (BADM) is summer as it should be. Campers will have a blast with two-week sessions filled with robust programming that provides the perfect blend of BADM's exhibits and the surrounding National Park, Fort Baker.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $1,100 per 2-week session ($990 for Session 2 starting July 5)
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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Camp Bladium powered by Nike KIDS Camps

Camp Bladium powered by Nike KIDS Camps is a multi-sport camp designed for ages 5-12 to teach campers the basic fundamentals of various sports: running, jumping, catching, throwing, kicking, dodging, balancing, and playing, through fun practices and games. Also fun non-sport activities, in a socially engaging environment.

Camp Hours: 8 am to 5 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $495 per week. Group discounts & Early Bird discounts are available.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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The Lawrence Summer Camps

Inspire your child’s curiosity with a two-week camp program at The Lawrence Hall of Science. With a wide variety of subjects to choose from, your camper could explore animal habitats, build arcade games, journey to the stars, and more!

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $1,295 per two-week session
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Aurora School Summer Camps

Play! Explore! Perform! Aurora’s experienced staff and small groups give campers lots of individual attention. Choose from the famous Theater Arts Camp, a general camp called Creators & Explorers, and LEGO and Engineering camps led by fine folks at TechKnowHow.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm or 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: ranges from $450 and $529 per week
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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iD Tech Summer Tech Camps

Enroll now for on-campus programs at UC Berkeley. Weeklong sessions with STEM fun, campus exploration, and face-to-face friendship. Coding, game dev, robotics, and more. Kids can join a community of 500,000 iD alumni who are launching startups, founding nonprofits, and landing dream jobs at big companies.

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: From $999 per week. Save $50 on additional courses and siblings. Save $25 when you refer a friend.
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022):

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Camp Doodles

Campers age 3+ grow their creative intelligence through making and art. Engage in weekly themes about basic engineering, renewable fuels, propulsion and others. There is something to inspire every child including building, woodworking, sculpting, cooking, and sports & games.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $459 per week. Early bird and multiweek discounts available
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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Nature of STE(A)M & WoodWorks from East Bay School for Boys (EBSB)

Nature of STE(A)M: Rising 4-5th grade boys. Campers engage with climate science, technology, engineering, arts, & math in the great outdoors through engaging ‘maker’ education.

WoodWorks: Rising 6-9th grade boys. Camp combines industrial arts shop class and executive functioning development. Campers plan, design, & build projects together from wood, metal, and other materials.

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:30 pm
Price: $550-$720 per week
Grades: 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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Photo Camp with Tara Layman Photography

Teen Photo Camp is an active, adventurous, and educational dive into the world of photography! Campers travel to beautiful locations throughout the Bay Area to learn how to see the world through a camera lens and capture incredible photographs.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:15 pm
Price: $625 for a full week including camera rental, $150 day rate, early bird pricing and referral discounts!
Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022):

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Warriors Basketball Camp

Coed and girls' basketball camp played at the Warriors Basketball Facility in Oakland. Ages 7 to 15, all skill levels welcome. Sessions include a reversible Warriors jersey & $100 credit toward 2022-23 Warriors' games.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm M - Th and 9 am to 12:30 pm on Fridays
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $475 per week, sibling discounts are available
Grades: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Camp Season (2022):

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CAMP 510

CAMP 510 is a values-driven summer day-camp with the mission to cultivate confident and creative young makers. CAMPers learn cooking, welding, sewing, art, music, and more in the spirit D-I-T (do it together); guided through unique projects by professional artists and makers. Ages 6-14.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $460-$495 per week
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022):

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The Crucible Youth Summer Camp

Hands-on STEM concepts through the industrial arts. Campers experiment with different media and techniques to create unique works of art. Choose from blacksmithing, welding, woodworking, jewelry. Students develop creative problem solving, scientific principles, and teamwork. Ages 8 to 18.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm, also half days
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: Half-day camps start at $350 per week | Full-day $850 per week | Crucible members can get 10% off tuition
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022):

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The Coder School Berkeley

Promising a solid week of coding fun, kids, age 8+, code throughout the week and then demo their creations. Programming languages/topics include: Scratch, Python, HTML/CSS, Raspberry Pi, Artificial Intelligence and Mobile Apps. Camps include daily hour of fun, outdoor activities (M-Th).

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $599 per week; save $100 with earlybird registry and code CAMPSROCK
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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St. Paul's Summer Camp

St. Paul's Summer Camp is exciting, fun, and energy-filled with lots of options. Specialized themes include art, math, basketball, cycling, or you can pick a medley for oodles of activities indoors and out.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $425 per week or $850-$950 for two week camps
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022):

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Abundant Summers

Get hyped for an unplugged summer of building community in nature. At Abundant Summers, they sparkle for justice through dancing, climbing trees, learning chants, creating art, hiking, and getting silly in the forest together.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $400-800 per week
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022):

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Berkeley Day Camp

Berkeley Day Camp is a fun, engaging, and traditional outdoor experience at the Berkeley Waterfront. Campers explore shoreline habitats, canoe, make arts & crafts, play at the acclaimed Adventure Playground, and go on special adventures.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 07:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $240 per week residents | $288 per week for non-residents | extended care is extra
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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One Generation Music & Culture Camp

One Generation Camp is an outdoor music and dance camp in Tilden Park, featuring West African hand drumming and dance, Brazilian Capoeira, Body Percussion, and Cuban Dance. They focus on building community, teaching kindness and other cultures through the arts.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $1100 per 2-week session
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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Legarza Sports & STEAM Camps

Legarza programs give children the knowledge and motivation they need to achieve their best. Their programs include Basketball, All-Sports, S.T.E.A.M., and Volleyball to help your youngster succeed on and off the field in a fun and encouraging environment.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: Prices vary by location. $525-$575 per week for full-day camp or $265-$295 per week for half-day camp
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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3DMAKERCAMP

Make and take 3D printed toys, laser-cut clocks, vinyl cut stickers, and more at this high-tech STEAM makerspace. Campers learn 2D/3D software and how to use 3D printers, laser cutters, and vinyl cutters. Extra fun includes outdoor sports and activities.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $435 per week
Grades: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
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TechKnowHow LEGO, Minecraft & Coding Camps

TechKnowHow offers creative tech programs featuring LEGO Design & Engineering, Robotics, Minecraft Adventure Building, and Coding with Scratch and Python. Small groups with enthusiastic teachers. For ages 5-16. Successfully teaching tech to Bay Area students for 28 Years!

Camp Hours: 9 am - 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $529 per week | Early-bird discounts available at locations not affiliated with Recreation Depts
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
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Traverse Fitness Ninja Camp

Kids will become real-life American Ninja Warriors in these summer camps. Coaches teach iconic obstacles like the Warped Wall. Kids will have free time, play ninja games, and learn growth mindset.

Camp Hours: Full or half days available 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, 8:30 am - 11:30 am, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:20 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:40 pm
Price: $625/week for 1-week full day camp | $300/week for half day
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Camp Season (2022):

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Call of the Wild Camp

Inspire's Call of the Wild outdoor education camps - adventures in forests of the East Bay! Kids enjoy enrichment in biology and language arts as they hike, read, write, explore nature, journal, create and play games, make friends, and more!

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:30 pm
Price: $607.35 per week ($485.88 for 4 days, week of 7/4). Early Bird Discount: $50 off per session. Sibling Discount: $50 off per session.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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Pear Tree Summer Camp

Pear Tree Summer Camp is packed with arts, sports, science & culinary projects based on exciting weekly themes for ages 4 to 11. Older campers take walking field trips. They offer morning academics to prevent summer learning loss.

Camp Hours: 8:15 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:15 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $350 per week with multi-week discount available
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
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Camp EDMO

EDMO is back with incredible summer programming to help kids learn something new, all while having fun. Join a summer filled with science, technology, maker projects, and art with a social-emotional learning twist. You choose online or in-person.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $320 to $345 per week with discounts for early registration and siblings. 4-day sessions also cost less.
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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Urban Adventure Camps

Urban Adventure Camps’ groups take daily field trips to the Bay Area’s best museums, activities, and urban attractions using public transit. Children discover more about their interests while building confidence in navigating the world. New this year: culinary camp!

Camp Hours: 8 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 07:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $465-$685 per week. Fees include museum admission, transportation, 2 snacks per day. Extended care is additional. Earlybird savings available.
Grades: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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Adventure Day Camp at the Claremont Club & Spa

Adventure Day Campers will return home and happy and fulfilled from a day full of creativity, excitement, and discovery. A day in camp will consist of arts & crafts, swimming in the Claremont pools, field games, and recreational activities.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $650 per week. Discount if multiple weeks are reserved.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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JCC East Bay Summer Camp

The JCC offers an intimate day camp experience to discover new interests, test personal limits, and have fun. They also aim to give campers a sense of Judaism in a whole new way through service projects, song, art, dance, and drama.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $1,100 per 2-week session. Extended care extra. Sibling & returning camper discounts available.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Axé Oakland Arts + Culture Camp

Axé Oakland Camp, for ages 4-11, balances arts, action, and adventure with daily capoeira, yoga, dance, language learning, music, art, soccer, and gardening. Axé keeps it fun, safe, and welcoming so children make new friends and love coming back every day.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 5 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $425 per week; $90 per day | sibling and early bird discounts available
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Su Yun's STEM + Mandarin Summer Camps

Su Yun's provides fun and engaging hands-on K-5 summer camps that blend STEM topics, Mandarin language, and outdoor activities. Themes include LEGO, engineering, makerspace, etc. No prior language experience required.

For grades 5-8, they'll have VR programming, woodworking, chemistry experiments conducted entirely in English.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $400 per week. Early bird, multi-session, and sibling/friend discounts available. Morning care from 8-9 am is $25/week
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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Cara Goldstein Art Camps

Choose Cartooning, Creativity, or Portfolio Development. Cara, an experienced art teacher with SFUSD offering, loves to help students create their own stories through art. Creativity class is a media exploration with projects inspired by illustrators and painters. Ages 7-17.

Camp Hours: Varies
    Earliest Drop off: 10:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $325-$550 per week (Piedmont camp is shorter and costs less). Some need-based scholarships are available.
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Camp Season (2022):

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MOCHA Art Camp

Join MOCHA for innovative, hands-on, COVID-conscious arts activities for ages 5.5-13. Campers test the limits of their imaginations while investigating weekly themes. Play, creativity and expression, innovation, and exploration is validated through the process of making art.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $385 per week (unless noted otherwise) | 10% sibling discount | Add-ons: before-care: $10 per day & after-care: $25 per day
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022):

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Head Over Heels Athletic Arts Camp

Summer is the perfect time to let your kids run wild in a large and safe environment. Campers will learn body awareness through structured gymnastics activities, explore through art and nature walks, and have fun all through summer vacation! Register today as spaces fill up fast.

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $499 per week for full-day, $350 per week for half-day (only for preschoolers)
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022):

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OSA Summer Arts Academy

4 offerings: Visual Art: Ages 9-14 study and engage in daily arts practice culminating in a small art show. Photography: Ages 11-14 learn DSLR fundamentals and use professional equipment to create a portfolio. Film: Ages 11-14 create a short film from scratch. Dance Academy offers serious dance training for grades 7 to 12.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $750 to $1500 for 2- or 3-week sessions | Visual Arts, Film, Photography are 2-week sessions. Dance Academy is 3-week session
Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022):

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FAD PAD Summer Camps

The FAD PAD is a magical outdoor space for fun, art, drama, cooking, gardening, storytelling, games, sewing, fairy lore, and Starwitz (Harry Potter). 4-8 students, K-5th, following all safety guidelines. Hammock, swings, trees to climb, and gardens to explore.

Camp Hours: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:30 pm
Price: $500 per week
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022):

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Sticky Art Lab

Sticky Art Lab hosts an array of art-based maker camps with different lead artists each week. Expect a focus on reuse and a balance of structured teaching and free-building. Themes include clay, sewing, mixed media sculptures, gadgets & games, painting, and stop-motion animation.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:15 pm
Price: $500 per week
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022):

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PlanetBravo Techno-tainment Camp

From the beginning, PlanetBravo's award-winning summer camp has always been about giving kids a fun, confidence-boosting experience where they can explore and develop new multimedia skills with their friends. Kids will learn all kinds of technology from coding to movie making.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:30 pm
Price: $549 per week
Grades: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Camp Season (2022):

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Montessori Family School Summer Program

Elementary-age kids will have two one-week sessions and two two-week sessions between June and July with a choice of Making Music Videos, STEAM Experiments, Film-making, and Gardening & Plants.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: $450 per week, $850 per two-week session
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022):

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Wild Ones Art Camp

Wild Ones Art Camp offers kids, ages 6 to 10, an outdoor environment where they can connect with art and nature in the East Bay. Easy day hikes, epic wildflowers and fun art projects from up cycled materials. Don't miss out.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:15 pm
Price: $425 weekly or $95 per day
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Camp Season (2022):

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ANTS Sports Explorers Camp

The ultimate multi-sport camp in Oakland for kids 10 & under! Explore tennis, soccer, basketball, flag football, dodgeball, & more in a non-competitive and positive environment. You’d never believe sports exploration could be so FUN. Half-day and full-day options.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:15 pm
Price: $565 per week (full-day) | $325 per week (half-day)
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022):

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Artemis Rowing Learn to Row & Varsity Development Camp

Learn to Row Camp is for first-time rowers in grades 6 to 12. Varsity Development Camp is for rowers in grades 9 to 12 with at least one year of rowing experience who want to improve their sweeping and sculling. Held at Jack London Aquatic Center.

Camp Hours: 8 am to noon
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 12:00 pm
Price: $375/week Learn to Row; $300/week Varsity; All weeklong rowing camps cover different skills.
Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022):

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Camp Gan Israel

Camp Gan Izzy Berkeley offers a wide variety of activities allowing campers to shine and discover new interests. Sports, art, swimming, science, drama, baking, creative arts, and more. Campers also explore the beauty of Judaism in a joyful, inclusive environment. Lunch and swimming are included with fees.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $500 per week or $900 for 2 weeks. Some discounts are available for referrals, returning families, early birds.
Grades: ages 2+, ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022):

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Cass Ceramics Summer Camps

Cass Ceramics Campers explore clay through basic hand-building techniques and other sculptural mediums. Some projects will be ready for your artist to bring home right away while others must be glazed and fired first. Let’s get creative!

Camp Hours: 1 pm to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 12:45 pm
    Latest Pick-up: 04:15 pm
Price: $425 per week includes materials
Grades: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Camp Season (2022):

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Circus Day Camps at Kinetic Arts Center

Circus Day Camps at Kinetic Arts Center include learning new circus tricks all day long in aerial arts, tumbling, juggling, and clowning. Your child will enjoy hanging upside down, climbing a rope, and getting tangled up in tissues.

Camp Hours: 9 am - noon ; 1 pm - 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:15 pm
Price: $305 per week of half-day sessions (can do both am & pm). Supervised "lunch bridge" is $120 per week.
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022):

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Daruma no Gakko Japanese-American Summer Program

Daruma-no-Gakko is a fun-filled two-week summer program designed for elementary-age children to learn about Japanese-American heritage. The goal is to develop a positive self-image and identity through the study of culture, history, language, music, origami, woodworking, and cooking. June 20 to July 1 only.

Camp Hours: 9 am to noon, aftercare 12-3:30pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:30 pm
Price: $410 per 2-week session of morning program | $410 for 2 weeks of after-care
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022):

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El Cerrito Martial Arts camp

Since 2008, these award-winning camps have been held in El Cerrito each summer. Kids participate in daily martial arts and kid-friendly meditation, outside creative play, arts and crafts with free time to socialize or play. Camp runs from 9-6 pm daily with flexible drop-off and pick-up times.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 6 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $400 per week
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022):

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Golestan Summer Camp

Golestan's Summer Camp will be a bilingual Persian/English program that includes challenging physical, creative, and hands-on activities like tiles and mosaics, woodwork and carpentry, textiles and felting, and cooking. No prior Persian language experience is needed.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:30 pm
Price: $490/week (includes lunch and 2 snacks). Each 2-week session is $980
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Liberi Explorers Camp

Liberi Explorers learn about the world as well as their own community while experiencing BRAIN and BODY enrichment through exciting themes that explore science, art, music, and sports. Cool themes include wizards, space, entrepreneurship, and more.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 5 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $400 per week
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022):

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Play Pals Summer Play Groups

Play Pals Preschool Summer Play Groups offer weekly themes to support play, socialization and learning.
Fun and engaging indoor and outdoor activities. High adult to child ratio. For children ages 3-5. Meets Mon - Thurs.

Camp Hours: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 02:30 pm
Price: $250/4 days
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K
Camp Season (2022):

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Rainbow Tree Summer Camp

Entirely outdoor, play-based program, focused on social-emotional development, for preschoolers aged 3-5. At Rainbow Tree Forest School children are empowered to lead the day, generating their own unique skills, knowledge, and identity through long-term, uninterrupted play in the outdoors.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $400 per week
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K
Camp Season (2022):

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SUP Camp with Mike's Paddle

Mike's Paddle SUP camps are nonstop fun regardless of prior experience. All programs feature both water and land activities, nature lessons, games, safety, and, stand-up paddling! Camp promotes team-building, provides an environment to foster new friendships, and encourages an active lifestyle.

Camp Hours: 9am to 4pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 am
Price: $549
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022):

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Swings and Wings Summer Camp

8 weekly sessions of exciting, fun-filled camp themes for young ones include activities and projects for sensory-based gross and fine motor skills, science, crafts, and social skills.

Camp Hours: 9 am to 1 pm with extended care option available
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $275 per week plus $100 per week for extended care option. Sibling and multiple camp discount available.
Grades: ages 3+, preschool (ages 4+), K
Camp Season (2022):

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Urban Adamah Youth Leaders

Urban Adamah needs youth leaders at their magical, Jewish-inspired urban farm. Teens build leadership skills while caretaking for the animals, plants, and young campers. CITs (grades 7-9) and Teen interns (grades 10-12) participate as part of a 3-week cohort.

Camp Hours: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:30 am
Price: $1,635 per 3-week session | Earlybird savings: $1,560 before 2/15/22
Grades: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022):

Acta Non Verba Urban Farm Camp (ANV)

Camp Hours: 8:30 am to 5 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 07:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 06:00 pm
Price: $600 per week, but "camperships" are available
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Camp Season (2022):

Albany Armada Aquatics Summer and Adventure Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $445 per week | Extended care $88 per week
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Camp Season (2022):

Albany Friendship Summer Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: Resident $350 | Non-Resident $360 per week
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022):

Albany-Berkeley Soccer Club (ABSC)

Camp Hours: 8:45 am to 4 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 04:00 pm
Price: Full Day: $400 per week | Half Day: $250 per week
Grades: preschool (ages 4+), K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022):

Aran's Art Studio Summer Camp

Camp Hours: 10 am - 2 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $465 per week | $20 extra for before/after care
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Camp Season (2022):

Bay Area Disc Summer Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:45 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $329 per week
Grades: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Camp Season (2022):

Bay Island Gymnastics Camp

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $325 per week | $20 multiple week discount
Grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022):

Berkeley Forest School

Camp Hours: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 08:30 am
    Latest Pick-up: 05:00 pm
Price: $900 per 2-week session. Some discounts available for early registration and multiple weeks.
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Camp Season (2022):

Berkeley Playhouse: Musical Theater Camps

Camp Hours: 9 am to 3 pm
    Earliest Drop off: 09:00 am
    Latest Pick-up: 03:00 pm
Price: $410 per week. 1-Week, 2-Week, and 3-week sessions available
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Camp Season (2022):

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Go Girls! theater and expressive arts camps start the week of June 6. | Photo: Go Girls!

Don’t see your favorite camps? Make sure to visit our East Bay Summer Camp Guide, Northern California Overnight Camps Guide, and Online Camps Guide.

Thanks again Thanks to our guide sponsors, Go Girls!, Legarza Sports, Shu Ren, KidzToPros.

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